Thousands of potentially harmful chemicals are in products ranging from electronics to medical equipment and carpets in the US, Europe and Rest of World.

Synthetic chemicals are in nearly everything we touch and consume. But some chemicals can be potentially harmful and a number of experts are anxious about possible long-term health effects of our everyday exposure.

Unreal Side for your safety has collected confirmed information about some potentially dangerous products for you and your kids that are for sale in the markets, that is safe to avoid them.

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Product: Soft toyName: Peluche Marono Risk type: Choking Category: ToysBrand: Clément FaugierType / number of model: Marono 20 cm type of alert:  Products with other risk levels fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams.
A small child may put the stuffing material in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standards EN 71-1. 

Measures were taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By Distributor)Description: Soft toy sold without packaging batch number / Barcode: 2014 Country of Origin: China

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Product: Expandable toyName: Spider Balls Risk type: Choking, InjuriesCategory: ToysBrand: DunecraftType / number of model: UnknownType of alert:  Products with serious risksThe ball can be put into the mouth and swallowed by children. As the toy expands, it can cause fatal occlusion of the respiratory tract or intestinal blockage of small children. 

Description: Orange plastic packaging containing a bag of green balls that are to be placed in water and after some time more balls break out of the balls, having increased in size.Batch number / Barcode: 810017013791Country of origin: United States

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Product: LED BalloonsName: Light up balloon risk type: ChemicalCategory: ToysBrand: UnknownType / number of model: HK-1118Type of alert:  Products with serious risks the battery compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools, leaving the contained button cell batteries accessible. A child may put these in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115. 

 Plastic packaging contains five light up balloons with fixed LED light, each powered by three button cell batteries. Batch number / Barcode: UnknownCountry of origin: China

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Product: Soother holder name: HeroHolder Risk type: ChokingCategory: Childcare articles and children’s equipment Brand: HerobilityType / number of model: UnknownType of alert:  Products with serious risksThe fastening clip can break, generating small parts. A child could put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

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Product: Fancy-dress maskName: Szőrös állatos álarc Risk type: BurnsCategory: ToysBrand: UnknownType / number of model: PG-285Type of alert:  Products with serious risks The fancy-dress mask is highly flammable and does not self-extinguish.When catching fire, the child could suffer burns.

Description: Plastic, animal head mask with sewn long-stranded brown artificial fur decoration. The mask can be fixed on the head with a rubber band. The product is sold without packaging.Batch number / Barcode: 5999555726525Country of origin: China

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Product: Children’s hot water bottle name: Wärmflasche Risk type: ChemicalCategory: Childcare articles and children’s equipment Brand: UnknownType / number of model: 409997Type of alert:  Products with serious risksThe product contains an excessive amount of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), including: benzo[a]anthracene (BaA) (measured value up to: 0,9 mg/kg) + benzo(e)pyrene (measured value up to: 0,6 mg/kg) + benzo(b)fluoranthene measured value up to: 63 mg/kg).These PAHs may cause cancer.

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Toy experimental kit name: Chimie 1000 Risk type: ChemicalCategory: ToysBrand: MICRO PLANETType / number of model: 488509, 605909Type of alert:  Products with serious risksThe plastic frame of the protective goggles contains bis(2-Ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 12.7 % by weight).This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

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Product: Toy slimeName: Mass unicorn poop Risk type: ChemicalCategory: ToysBrand: Bme / Unicorn poopType / number of model: PLU: 298857; ITEM NO:78698Type of alert:  Products with serious risks The content of Boron in the toy slime is too high (declared value up to 1289 mg/kg).Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.

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Name Funny Gummy Risk type: ChemicalCategory: Toys Brand: M&EType / number of model: 23759Type of alert:  Products with serious risksThe migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value: 3400 mg/kg). Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging their reproductive system.

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Product: Slime toy Name: Slime Pellet Mud Risk type: ChemicalCategory: ToysBrand: UnknownType / number of model: 80307Type of alert:  Products with serious risksThe migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value: 2300 mg/kg).Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging their reproductive system.

For more extra information about more health dangerous products on this website:

https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.listNotifications&lng=en

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